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Crawfish Tracker: A good time to get boilin'

11 months 5 days 21 hours ago Friday, March 24 2023 Mar 24, 2023 March 24, 2023 5:41 PM March 24, 2023 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - After a relatively slow decline in crawfish prices over the past month, the market is finally hitting peak springtime form. 

According to the WBRZ Crawfish Price Index, the average cost for a pound of mudbugs is down to $4.86 in the capital area and going as low as $3.79 on the crawfish tracker. 

On average, live crawfish are going for about $2.89 per pound. The lowest price for live crawfish recorded on the tracker this week is $2.59. 

Prices are way down compared to this time last year, which is likely a byproduct of several factors like weather and demand in the market.

You can check out the full Crawfish Price Index here

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